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Tuition Waivers

  • Tuition waiver is based on the in-state tuition rate per credit hour
  • Status on 1st day of class determines eligibility for waiver
  • Apply early to help with registration expenses for each semester
  • Waiver is for tuition only and does not apply to non-credit classes, assessment fees, books, or any other fee collected by the College, the student is responsible for these charges.
  • The last day to apply for admission is the last day to apply for tuition exemption.

SEARK Employee, Spouse, Dependent Tuition Waiver

Upon admission to SEARK College, all full-time SEARK College employees, their spouse, and dependent children (children under age 26at the time of registration) may qualify for a tuition waiver for Southeast Arkansas College credit courses. Employment status on first day of class determines eligibility for waiver.

Employee/Dependent Tuition Exemption Form(pdf)
 

SEARK Adjunct Employee/Spouse/Dependent Tuition Waiver

Upon admission to SEARK College, all SEARK College ADJUNCT employees, their spouse, and dependent children (children under age 24 at the time of registration) may qualify for a tuition waiver for up to ONE three (3) hour academic course (or three hours tuition amount towards a course with more hours) at Southeast Arkansas College during the semester of employment. Employment status on first day of class determines eligibility for waiver.

ADJUNCT Employee/Dependent Tuition Exemption Form(pdf)

Age Exempt Tuition Waiver

Upon review of admission to SEARK College, Arkansas residents who are 60 years of age and older are entitled to attend college credit classes at SEARK College without a tuition charge. There is no need for an application.

Public Safety Employee Tuition Waiver

Up to 3 hours of tuition only per semester. Available to full-time state, municipal and/or county public safety officers and firefighters within SEARK’s six county service area. Certification of qualifications (and semesterly recertifications) are approved through the Advising and Retention Office in the Student Service Building Room 106.

Public Safety Employee Form(pdf)

Correctional Officer’s Tuition Exemption Policy

Upon admission to SEARK Co llege, all full - time officers of correctional institutions employed within Jefferson County may qualify for a tuition exemption of up to ONE three (3) hour academic course (or three hours tuition amount towards a course with more hours) at Southeast Arkansas College.

Jefferson County FULL-TIME Correctional Officer Form(pdf)

Jefferson County School District Employee Tuition Waiver

Up to 3 hours of tuition only per semester. Available to full-time public and private school district faculty and staff within Jefferson County.Certification of qualifications (and semesterly recertifications) are approved through the Advising and Retention Office in the Student Service Building Room 106.

Jefferson County FULL-TIME School District Faculty & Staff Form(pdf)

 

US Active Duty Military/Veteran Tuition Waiver

Up to 3 hours of tuition only per semester.Available to Active Duty Military or have a DD214 showing Honorable Discharge. Certification of qualification approved through the SEARK Veteran Services Office.Renewal: Recertification of qualification is required each semester and coordinated through the SEARK Veteran Services Office located in the Student Services BuildingRM 160

VETERAN CERTIFICATION REQUEST Form(pdf)

US Veteran Tuition Exemption Request Form(pdf)